Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 126 100
Rank change year-on-year +36 -26 -18
Contract jobs citing MySQL 100 94 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.09% 1.51% 1.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.61% 7.56% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 68 47
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +40.91% -8.33%
10th Percentile £178 £271 £175
90th Percentile £517 £525 £403
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £15.25 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +195.08% +19.61% +27.50%
10th Percentile £40.00 £14.50 £8.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £15.93 £18.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £21.20 £37.75
% change year-on-year +88.68% -43.84% +51.00%

MySQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 861 1244 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.97% 20.02% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 750 669
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £213
90th Percentile £538 £538 £505
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.16 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.52% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21.00 £13.98 £12.30
90th Percentile £51.88 £23.70 £33.55
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +24 38 £450 - 10
Warwickshire +19 28 £255 -20.93% 6
Staffordshire -1 8 £325 +4.00% 4
Coventry +20 7 £350 -14.79% 4
Shropshire +6 5 £375 -17.81% 4
Worcestershire +6 1 £125 -64.29% 5
Solihull +3 1 £335 +3.08% 5
Herefordshire +1 1 £325 -27.78% 2
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 63 (63.00%) PHP
2 49 (49.00%) HTML
2 49 (49.00%) CSS
3 37 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (34.00%) RESTful
5 33 (33.00%) MongoDB
5 33 (33.00%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (29.00%) JavaScript
7 25 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 24 (24.00%) Git (software)
9 23 (23.00%) Java
9 23 (23.00%) TDD
10 22 (22.00%) Scrum
10 22 (22.00%) Docker
11 21 (21.00%) SQL
12 20 (20.00%) Open Source
12 20 (20.00%) NoSQL
13 19 (19.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (19.00%) HTML5
13 19 (19.00%) Kanban
13 19 (19.00%) Oracle
13 19 (19.00%) SQL Server
13 19 (19.00%) LAMP
14 18 (18.00%) Ruby
14 18 (18.00%) CSS3
15 17 (17.00%) Laravel
15 17 (17.00%) Linux
16 16 (16.00%) Python
16 16 (16.00%) Scala

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (14.00%) JBoss
2 11 (11.00%) Apache Spark
2 11 (11.00%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (11.00%) GlassFish
2 11 (11.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (11.00%) WildFly
3 6 (6.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.00%) Apache Solr
4 5 (5.00%) Drupal
4 5 (5.00%) nginx
5 4 (4.00%) WordPress
6 2 (2.00%) Apache
6 2 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.00%) CMS
6 2 (2.00%) IIS
6 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 5 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (5.00%) Route 53
3 5 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (3.00%) GitHub
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.00%) PaaS
5 1 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.00%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (1.00%) Office 365
5 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.00%) HTTP
1 11 (11.00%) SSL
2 10 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.00%) Firewall
4 2 (2.00%) DNS
4 2 (2.00%) LDAP
4 2 (2.00%) Network Security
5 1 (1.00%) DHCP
5 1 (1.00%) ICMP
5 1 (1.00%) IPv6
5 1 (1.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (33.00%) MongoDB
1 33 (33.00%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 19 (19.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (19.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (11.00%) Big Data
4 11 (11.00%) Hadoop
5 7 (7.00%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.00%) EDRMS
7 2 (2.00%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.00%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.00%) HDInsight
8 1 (1.00%) Power BI
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 24 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.00%) Hudson
3 11 (11.00%) JBehave
3 11 (11.00%) JUnit
4 10 (10.00%) Subversion
5 2 (2.00%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.00%) JHipster
5 2 (2.00%) Liquibase
6 1 (1.00%) Grunt
6 1 (1.00%) gulp
6 1 (1.00%) JMeter
6 1 (1.00%) Maven
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.00%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (7.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Retail
3 4 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Games
5 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (71.00%) Developer
2 42 (42.00%) PHP Developer
3 22 (22.00%) Senior Developer
4 11 (11.00%) Digital Developer
5 9 (9.00%) Architect
6 8 (8.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 8 (8.00%) WebOps Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Technical Architect
7 7 (7.00%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Senior WebOps Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (2.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 2 (2.00%) Magento Developer
11 2 (2.00%) PHP Magento Developer
11 2 (2.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 2 (2.00%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (49.00%) CSS
1 49 (49.00%) HTML
2 34 (34.00%) RESTful
3 19 (19.00%) HTML5
3 19 (19.00%) LAMP
4 18 (18.00%) CSS3
5 17 (17.00%) Laravel
6 15 (15.00%) Spring
7 13 (13.00%) Spring Boot
8 12 (12.00%) Hibernate
9 11 (11.00%) AngularJS
9 11 (11.00%) HornetQ
9 11 (11.00%) Java EE
9 11 (11.00%) JAX-RS
9 11 (11.00%) JMS
9 11 (11.00%) jQuery
9 11 (11.00%) RESTEasy
9 11 (11.00%) Web Services
9 11 (11.00%) WireMock
10 10 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.00%) User Experience
3 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.00%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (2.00%) iPad
3 2 (2.00%) SCADA
4 1 (1.00%) Animation
4 1 (1.00%) CESG
4 1 (1.00%) Clustering
4 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.00%) iPhone
4 1 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Linux
2 13 (13.00%) Android
3 11 (11.00%) Apple iOS
4 7 (7.00%) Windows
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.00%) Unix
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (23.00%) TDD
4 22 (22.00%) Scrum
5 20 (20.00%) Open Source
6 19 (19.00%) Kanban
7 15 (15.00%) Unit Testing
8 14 (14.00%) Configuration Management
9 13 (13.00%) Web Development
10 12 (12.00%) Analytics
10 12 (12.00%) DevOps
10 12 (12.00%) OO
11 11 (11.00%) DSDM
11 11 (11.00%) Mathematics
11 11 (11.00%) Personalization
11 11 (11.00%) Predictive Analytics
11 11 (11.00%) SOA
11 11 (11.00%) Software Delivery
11 11 (11.00%) Software Engineering
11 11 (11.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 63 (63.00%) PHP
2 29 (29.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (23.00%) Java
4 21 (21.00%) SQL
5 18 (18.00%) Ruby
6 16 (16.00%) Python
6 16 (16.00%) Scala
7 6 (6.00%) C#
8 5 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.00%) PHP 7
10 2 (2.00%) Perl
10 2 (2.00%) PHP 5
10 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.00%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.00%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.00%) ES6
11 1 (1.00%) Go
11 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.00%) PHP 4
11 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Degree
2 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.00%) CCIE
4 2 (2.00%) CCIE Security
4 2 (2.00%) CCNA
4 2 (2.00%) CCNP
4 2 (2.00%) CEH
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.00%) CISM
4 2 (2.00%) CISSP
4 2 (2.00%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.00%) GCIA
4 2 (2.00%) GIAC
4 2 (2.00%) GSEC
5 1 (1.00%) CCA
5 1 (1.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (22.00%) Docker
2 4 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.00%) Snort
3 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.00%) XenApp
4 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (13.00%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (12.00%) Puppet
3 11 (11.00%) Salt
4 10 (10.00%) Ansible
5 8 (8.00%) Terraform
6 5 (5.00%) collectd
6 5 (5.00%) Kibana
6 5 (5.00%) logstash
6 5 (5.00%) StatsD
7 2 (2.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.00%) FTK
8 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Oracle
2 9 (9.00%) Rackspace
3 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.00%) SaltStack
4 4 (4.00%) Zend
5 3 (3.00%) Google
5 3 (3.00%) VMware
6 2 (2.00%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.00%) HP
6 2 (2.00%) Lancope
6 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.00%) Citrix
7 1 (1.00%) Dell
7 1 (1.00%) Informatica
7 1 (1.00%) Jitterbit
7 1 (1.00%) New Relic
7 1 (1.00%) Nuix
7 1 (1.00%) Progress
7 1 (1.00%) Splunk